Terry Frost 泰瑞.佛洛斯特


Sir Terry Frost RA (1915-2003) was a renowned British abstract artist, inspired by the fascinating natural landscapes of St Ives, Cornwall in southern England. He was an important member of the Modern British art movement that originated in St Ives, Cornwall in the 20th century. Despite starting as a late artist at 30, his works have been studied and is seen to be one of the most recognized abstract artists in Britain.


Terry Frost has had various solo and group exhibitions globally spanning over five decades in prominent museums including The Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Tate Gallery (London and St. Ives), and British Council (New York). Frost was elected as a Royal Academician by the Royal Academy of Arts in 1992, and then knighted in 1998. Throughout his career, Terry Frost was also a highly respected teacher at Leeds University, Bath Academy of Art, Coventry School of Art, University of Reading and San José State University, California.His works are collected by world-renowned museums from Tate to the Metropolitan in New York and he was a friend of Rothko. Like Hsiao Chin, he has been given a show at the prestigious Mark Rothko Art Centre next to Rothko's own paintings.